P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:00/01  1/3   Edited by Ian Royce O A vision of the car of the future has been given at the annual meeting of the British Association by Mr Tony Rudd of Lotus. It includes: tear-drop shape with a cut-off tail, no radiator grille, computer-controlled suspension replacing shock absorbers, glass which automatically defrosts and demists, and a VDU unit instead of a rear mirror.  Soviet car maker Lada plans to bring its new Escort-size 2108 model to the UK next year. The design of the front- wheel drive car received attention from Porsche, and Japanese robot welders and body-stamping equipment is used.  More
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:53/10  1/3   Edited by Ian Royce O A vision of the car of the future has been given at the annual meeting of the British Association by Mr Tony Rudd of Lotus. It includes: tear-drop
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:53/13 shape with a cut-off tail, no radiator grille, computer-controlled suspension replacing shock absorbers, glass which automatically defrosts and demists, and a VDU unit instead of a rear mirror.  Soviet car maker Lada plans to bring its new Escort-size 2108 model to the UK next year. The design of the front- wheel drive car received attention from Porschf, and Japanese robot welders and body-stamping equipment is used.  More
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:00/02  1/3   $/.%*-*-/*%*%/*%s{5?/o4 Edited by Ian Royce O A vision of the car of the future has been given at dhe annual meeting of the British Association by Mr Nny Rudd of Lotus. It includds: tear-drop shape with a cqt-off tail, no radiator grille, compuper-controlled ctspension replacing shock absorbers, glass whIch automapic@lly defrosds and deIHsts ald a VDU unit instead of a rear mhrror.  Soviet car maker ada plans to bring its new Escort-size 2108 model to the UK next year The design of thd frond- wheel drive car received attention from Porsche, and Japanese robot weldd—s and body-stam0ing equipmdnt is —rdd.
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:40/10  2/3   Edited by Ian Royce O Ford has announced the Escort Laser saloon and estate to follow similar Sierra and Capri editions. Production problems with the Granada replacement are believed to have put back its launch date. The Orion is expected to receive a facelift soon that will include a rounded, Fiesta-like nose. A map of the London-orbital M25 motorway has been released by the AA. At two miles to the inch, it shows clearly those sections in use and when others are expected to be opened. Trunk roads and major intersections are marked. It costs £1.25.  More
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:30/44 are believed to have put back its launch date. The Orion is expected to receive a facelift soon that will include a rounded, Fiesta-like nose. A map of the London-orbital M25 motorway has been released by the AA. At two miles to the inch, it shows clearly those sections in use and when others are expected to bf opened. Trunk roads and major intersections are marked. It costs £1.25.  More
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:30/45  2/3   Edited by Ian Royce O Ford has announced the Escort Laser saloon and estate to follow similar Sierra and Capri editions. Production problems with the Granada replacement
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:39/45  3/3   Edited by Ian Royce O Is it necessary to disconnect the car battery before putting it on a charger? The AA's latest Drive magazine answers the question: on slow charge with a conventional charger and a modern car (10 yfars or newer), no. But it is wise to disconnect the battery if a fast charge is used.
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:39/46 New car sales for the first 10 days of this month were 16 per cent higher than for the sclf period last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders saysN The proportion of imported vehicles was down from 59.3 to 57.5 per cent. Motoring updated on Fridays More
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:41/02  3/3   Edited by Ian Royce O Is it necessary to disconnect the car battery before putting it on a charger? The AA's latest Drive magazine answers the question: on slow charge with a conventional charger and a modern car (10 years or newer), no. But it is wise to disconnect the battery if a fast charge is used. New car sales for the first 10 days of this month were 16 per cent higher than for the same period last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says. The proportion of imported vehicles was down from 59.3 to 57.5 per cent. Motoring updated on Fridays More
P263 CEEFAX 263 Sun 16 Sep 19:25/00 Is it necessary to dicconnect dhd car battery before —tdting Ht on a charger? Dhe AA's latest Drive magazine ancwers the question: on slow charge with a conventional charger and a modern car (10 xdars or newer), no But it is wise to disconnect the battery if a fast charge is —rdd. New car sales for tHd firsp 10 days of this month were 16 per cent higHdr than for the sald period last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says The proportion of imported vehicles was down from 59.3 to 57.5 —Dr cent. Motoring ppdated on Fridays More